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David Smyth

Assessment of costs in District Court out of date

Litigation - Hong Kong
RPC

The monetary jurisdiction for civil cases heard by Hong Kong's busy District Court was significantly increased in December 2018.

Alexander Vogel

New DLT/blockchain regulatory framework ready for parliamentary deliberations

Banking - Switzerland
Meyerlustenberger Lachenal

The Federal Council recently adopted a dispatch on the further improvement of the framework conditions for distributed ledger technology (DLT) and blockchain.

Brenda A Rogel Salgado

ETS pilot programme on horizon

Environment & Climate Change - Mexico
Hogan Lovells BSTL SC

The preliminary bases for Mexico's emissions trading system (ETS) pilot programme were recently published in the Federal Official Gazette. The ETS is one strategy adopted by Mexico to meet its goals under the Paris Agreement.

Marina Ryashchenko

Practical aspects of recovering post-award interest

Arbitration & ADR - Ukraine
Everlegal

Although Ukrainian law now allows for the recognition and enforcement of arbitral awards which grant interest of an undetermined amount with no fixed maturity date or clear method of calculation, in practice, challenges may still arise during execution proceedings.

Elizabeth Mireya Freidenberg

Court exempts airline from Immigration Authority fine

Aviation - Argentina
Freidenberg Freidenberg & Lifsic

The Immigration Authority (DNM) repeatedly imposes substantial fines on carriers.

Martin André Dittmer

CAT upholds decision on outdoor media owners' discount rates

Competition & Antitrust - Denmark
Gorrissen Federspiel

The Competition Appeals Tribunal recently upheld a decision by the Competition Council which found that two outdoor advertising companies, Clear Channel Danmark A/S and AFA JCDecaux A/S, had coordinated discount rates through an agreement.

OnDemand

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Three’s a crowd? Third-party arbitration funding

Arbitration & ADR / Canada, Cyprus, Greece, India, Netherlands, Poland, United Kingdom

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Uber-complex: regulating ride-hail services

Shipping & Transport / Finland, USA

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Competition and antitrust in the digital age

Competition & Antitrust / Bulgaria, Czech Republic, European Union, Hungary, Mexico, Pakistan, Poland, Slovenia, Switzerland, Turkey